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John Adams
American President
John Adams was the second president of the United States (1797-1801), having earlier served as the first vice president of the United States. An American Founding Father, he was a statesman, diplomat, and a leading advocate of American independence from Great Britain. Well educated, he was an Enlightenment political theorist who promoted republicanism and wrote prolifically about his often seminal ideas. Wikipedia
John Quincy Adams
American President
John Quincy Adams was the sixth President of the United States (1825-1829). He served as American diplomat, Senator, and Congressional representative. He was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later Anti-Masonic and Whig parties. Adams was the son of former President John Adams and Abigail Adams. Wikipedia
Chester A. Arthur
American President
Chester Alan Arthur was the 21st President of the United States . Becoming President after the assassination of President James A. Wikipedia
James Buchanan
American President
James Buchanan, Jr. was the 15th President of the United States . He is the only president from Pennsylvania and the only president who remained a lifelong bachelor. Wikipedia
Martin Van Buren
American President
Martin Van Buren was the eighth President of the United States . Before his presidency, he was the eighth Vice President and the tenth Secretary of State , both under Andrew Jackson. Wikipedia
George H. W. Bush
American President
George Herbert Walker Bush is an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States (1989-1993). A Republican, he had previously served as the 43rd Vice President of the United States (1981–1989), a congressman, an ambassador and Director of Central Intelligence; he is currently the oldest surviving former President. Wikipedia
George W. Bush
American President
George Walker Bush is an American politician and businessman who was the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009 and the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. The eldest son of Barbara and George H. W. Wikipedia
Jimmy Carter
American President
James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. is an American politician who served as the 39th President of the United States and was awarded the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize, the only U.S. President to have received the Prize after leaving office. Wikipedia
Grover Cleveland
American President
Stephen Grover Cleveland was the 22nd and 24th President of the United States. Cleveland is the only president to serve two non-consecutive terms and therefore is the only individual to be counted twice in the numbering of the presidents. Wikipedia
William J. Clinton
American President
William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Inaugurated at age 46, he was the third-youngest president. Wikipedia
Calvin Coolidge
American President
John Calvin Coolidge, Jr. was the 30th President of the United States . A Republican lawyer from Vermont, Coolidge worked his way up the ladder of Massachusetts state politics, eventually becoming governor of that state. Wikipedia
Dwight D. Eisenhower
American President
Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He had previously been a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe. In 1951, he became the first supreme commander of NATO.Wikipedia
Millard Fillmore
American President
Millard Fillmore was the 13th President of the United States and the last member of the Whig Party to hold the office of president. As Zachary Taylor's Vice President, he assumed the presidency after Taylor's death. Wikipedia
Gerald R. Ford
American President
Gerald Rudolph "Jerry" Ford, Jr. was the 38th President of the United States, serving from 1974 to 1977, and prior to this, was the 40th Vice President of the United States serving from 1973 to 1974. Wikipedia
James A. Garfield
American President
James Abram Garfield served as the 20th President of the United States, after completing nine consecutive terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. Wikipedia
Ulysses S. Grant
American President
Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th President of the United States following his highly successful role as a war general in the second half of the Civil War. Wikipedia
Warren G. Harding
American President
Warren Gamaliel Harding was the 29th President of the United States . A Republican from Ohio, Harding was a self-made newspaper publisher who served as a member of the Ohio Senate, 28th Lieutenant Governor of Ohio and United States Senator. Wikipedia
Benjamin Harrison
American President
Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd President of the United States . Harrison, a grandson of President William Henry Harrison, was born in North Bend, Ohio, and moved to Indianapolis, Indiana, at age 21, eventually becoming a prominent politician there. Wikipedia
William Henry Harrison
American President
William Henry Harrison was the ninth President of the United States , an American military officer and politician, and the first president to die in office. Wikipedia
Rutherford B. Hayes
American President
Rutherford Birchard Hayes was the 19th President of the United States . As president, he oversaw the end of Reconstruction and the United States' entry into the Second Industrial Revolution. Wikipedia
Herbert Hoover
American President
Herbert Clark Hoover was the 31st President of the United States . Hoover, born to Quaker parents of German, Swiss, Canadian, English, and Irish descent, was originally a professional mining engineer and author. Wikipedia
Andrew Jackson
American President
Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States . Based in frontier Tennessee, Jackson was a politician and army general who defeated the Creek Indians at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend , and the British at the Battle of New Orleans . Wikipedia
Thomas Jefferson
American President
Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and the third President of the United States . Wikipedia
Andrew Johnson
American President
Andrew Johnson was the 17th President of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869. As Abraham Lincoln's vice president, Johnson became president when Lincoln was assassinated. Wikipedia
Lyndon B. Johnson
American President
Lyndon Baines Johnson , often referred to as LBJ, was the 36th President of the United States , a position he assumed after his service as the 37th Vice President of the United States . Wikipedia
John F. Kennedy
American President
John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy , often referred to by his initials JFK, was the 35th President of the United States, serving from 1961 until his death in 1963. Wikipedia
Abraham Lincoln
American President
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Wikipedia
James Madison
American President
James Madison, Jr. was an American statesman and political theorist, the fourth President of the United States . Wikipedia
William McKinley
American President
William McKinley was the 25th President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1897 until his assassination in September 1901. Wikipedia
James Monroe
American President
James Monroe was the fifth President of the United States . Wikipedia
Richard M. Nixon
American President
Richard Milhous Nixon was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974, when he became the only president to resign the office. Nixon had previously served as a Republican U.S. Wikipedia
Barack Obama
American President
Barack Hussein Obama II is the 44th and current President of the United States, in office since 2009. He is the first African American to hold the office. Wikipedia
Franklin Pierce
American President
Franklin Pierce was the 14th President of the United States and is the only President from New Hampshire. Pierce was a Democrat and a "doughface" who served in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate. Wikipedia
James K. Polk
American President
James Knox Polk was the 11th President of the United States . Polk was born in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. He later lived in and represented Tennessee. Wikipedia
Ronald Reagan
American President
Ronald Wilson Reagan was the 40th President of the United States . Prior to that, he was the 33rd Governor of California , and a radio, film and television actor. Wikipedia
Franklin D. Roosevelt
American President
Franklin Delano Roosevelt , also known by his initials, FDR, was the 32nd President of the United States and a central figure in world events during the mid-20th century, leading the United States during a time of worldwide economic depression and... Wikipedia
Theodore Roosevelt
American President
Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt was the 26th President of the United States . Wikipedia
William Howard Taft
American President
William Howard Taft was the 27th President of the United States and later the tenth Chief Justice of the United States . He is the only person to have served in both of these offices. Wikipedia
Zachary Taylor
American President
Zachary Taylor was the 12th President of the United States and an American military leader. Initially uninterested in politics, Taylor ran as a Whig in the 1848 presidential election, defeating Lewis Cass. Wikipedia
Harry S. Truman
American President
Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States . The final running mate of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1944, Truman succeeded to the presidency on April 12, 1945, when Roosevelt died after months of declining health. Wikipedia
John Tyler
American President
John Tyler was the tenth President of the United States . A native of Virginia, Tyler served as a state legislator, governor, U.S. representative, and U.S. senator before being elected Vice President in 1840. Wikipedia
George Washington
American President
George Washington was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, serving as the commander-in-chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. Wikipedia
Woodrow Wilson
American President
Thomas Woodrow Wilson was the 28th President of the United States, in office from 1913 to 1921. A leader of the Progressive Movement, he served as President of Princeton University from 1902 to 1910, and then as the Governor of New Jersey from 1911 to 1913. Running against incumbant William Howard Taft, and former President Theodore Roosevelt, Wilson was elected President as a Democrat in 1912.Wikipedia